Crime Library: Criminal Minds and Methods

Japanese Police Arrest Bicycle Seat Thief

Nope, it’s not a 1949 neo-realist film about an Italian bicycle thief, it’s a news item about a creepy guy from Japan, who just steals the seats — allegedly. This week police in Yokohama arrested a man who allegedly stole over 200 women’s bicycle seats because he likes the “scent of a woman.”

Bike Stolen; Sheriff Somewhat Peeved

The tony Sacramento suburb of El Dorado Hills isn’t a particularly crime-ridden place (one infamous murder excepted,) so you can’t help but notice a little snark in the latest press release from the El Dorado County Sheriff.